) is a Scottish National Party
politician, and a former Member
of the Scottish Parliament
for Lothians region
. He was elected during the 2007 election
for the Lothians region. Tymkewycz is also a councillor in Edinburgh
, and agreed not to take his allowance for that job while he was an MSP. Formerly a police officer, he now runs his own property business in Edinburgh.
In August 2007 he announced that he was to step down as an MSP to concentrate on being an Edinburgh councillor and was replaced by Shirley-Anne Somerville in the Scottish Parliament on 31 August